Andhra University M.Sc Geoinformatics Entrance Test 2012


Andhra University, one of the oldest Universities in the country offer the aspirants with various diplomas, Under Graduate, Post Graduate and Doctoral programmes in different fields. The University conducts entrance exam every year for the admittance of eligible ones to its Master of Science program.

Structure of Andhra University M.Sc Geoinformatics Entrance Test

Andhra University M.Sc Geoinformatics Entrance Test will be of objective type with multiple choice questions. The candidates have to answer 90 questions within 75 minutes. The question paper will have 3 sections – Part A having 40 questions carrying 40 marks, Part B having 30 questions of 30 marks and Part C of 20 questions carrying 20 marks. For each wrong answer ¼ marks will be deducted.

Syllabus of Andhra University M.Sc Geoinformatics Entrance Test

Part - A


  • Paleontology
  • Indian Geology
  • Economic Geology
  • Petrology
  • Structural Geology
  • Physical Geology
  • Crystallography and Mineralogy


  • Social and Economic Geography
  • Principles of Physical Geography
  • Regional Geography of India
  • Regional Geography of Asia

Part - B


  • Linear Algebra
  • Rings & Fields
  • Analysis and Groups
  • Differential Equations
  • Real Numbers
  • Sequences and series

Computer Science

  • Programming in C
  • Data Structures
  • Systems Software
  • OS
  • Loaders
  • Linkers
  • Macros & compilers
  • Windows and UNIX
  • Programming in C++
  • DBMS
  • Numerical  Methods
  • Internet  Technologies and Web Commerce
  • Computer  Graphics
  • Software Engineering Data communications & Computer networks
  • Visual Basic
  • Programming in Java and HTML


  • Applied Statistics
  • Statistical methods & Inferences
  • Probability and Distribution

Part - C


  • Electromagnetic & Electronics
  • Modern Physics
  • Thermodynamics and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Waves and Oscillations


  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Agriculture
  • Forestry

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Andhra University M.Sc Geoinformatics program, the candidates should have completed their B.Sc program with any two of the following subjects in part II- Mathematics, Physics, Geology, Geography, Computer Science, Statistics, Chemistry, Agriculture and Forestry. Mathematics should be one of the subjects at intermediate if not in B.Sc.

How to Apply?

The application form can be obtained from different concerned sale counters by payment of Rs. 300/-. The form can also be received through post for which a request accompanied with DD of Rs. 350/- drawn in favour of ‘The Director’, AUCET, Directorate of Admissions which is payable at Visakhapatnam. The completed application form has to be sent before the due date to ‘The Director’, AUCET, Directorate of Admissions, Visakhapatnam.

How to fill the Form?

The applicants have to be very careful while filling in the application form. All the columns have to be filled neatly and legibly furnishing the exact details. All the necessary information required for filling each column of the application form are mentioned in the prospectus. The aspirants can refer that while filling.

Important Dates (Tentative)

[Please note that we only provide tentative dates based on previous years dates. For exact dates related information it is always best to check official websites only.]

Commencement of sale of applications: Last week of February, 2012

Last date for receipt of filled-in applications without fine: Last week of March, 2012

Last date for receipt of filled-in applications with a fine of Rs.500/-: First week of April, 2012

Last date for Sale & receipt of filled-in applications with a fine of Rs.1, 000/-: Third week of April, 2012

Schedule of PG Entrance Tests: Last week of April, 2012

List of Andhra University M.Sc Geoinformatics Entrance Test Centres

  • Visakhapatnam
  • Srikakulam
  • Vizianagaram
  • Kakinada
  • Rajahmundry
  • Eluru
  • Bhimavaram
  • Vijayawada
  • Guntur

Contact Address for Andhra University M.Sc Geoinformatics Entrance Test

  • Address: Director, Directorate of Admissions, Vijayanagar Palace, Lawson’s Bay Colony (post), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam – 530 017
  • Telephone no: 0891-2573441, 2706928
  • Website:

Colleges Accepting the Andhra University M.Sc Geoinformatics Entrance Test Score

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Reference Books for Andhra University M.Sc Geoinformatics Entrance Test

  • 104 Number Theory Problems by Andreescu T, Feng Z
  • A History of Vector Analysis by Michael J. Crowe
  • A Textbook of B. Sc. Mathematics by Ranganath
  • A Textbook of Geology by Mahapatra G. B
  • A Textbook of Geology by Mukerjee P. K
  • An Excursion in Mathematics by M. R. Modak, S.A. Katre and V.V. Acharya
  • An Introduction to Statistics and Research Methods by John A Juve , Stephen F Davis , Randolph A Smith
  • An introduction to the theory of numbers by G. H. Hardy & Wright
  • An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers by I. Niven & H. S. Zuckerman
  • Applied Linear Statistical Models by Neter, Kutner, Nachtsheim, and Wasserman
  • Calculus, Vol. 1 by Tom M. Apostol
  • Combinatorial Problems in Mathematical Competitions by Yao Zhang
  • Competition Math for Middle School by J. Batterson
  • Complex Analysis by Lars Ahlfors
  • Concepts in Competitive Mathematics by Zachary M Boazman
  • Concepts of Modern Mathematics by Ian Stewart
  • Concise general knowledge by Pearson Publishers
  • Current affairs by Arihant Publishers
  • Dana’s Textbook of Mineralogy by John Wiley & Sons
  • Design and Analysis: A Researcher’s Handbook by Geoffrey Keppel
  • Dictionary of Statistics by Banday & Shah
  • Differential and Integral Calculus by John Irwin Hutchinson Virgil
  • Differential Goemetry: An Integrated Approach by Prakash
  • Discrete Mathematics by Norman Biggs
  • Earth’s Dynamic Systems by Hamblin W. K
  • Economic Mineral Deposits by Jensen M. L & Bateman A. M
  • Elementary Number Theory by David Burton
  • Engineering & General Geology by Parbin Singh
  • Excursions in geometry by Charles Stanley Ogilvy
  • Excursions in number theory by Charles Stanley Ogilvy, John
  • Excursions into mathematics by Anatole Beck and Michael N. B
  • Exploration and Mining Geology by Peters W. C
  • Functional Equations by B.J. Venkatachala
  • Fundamentals of Historical Geology and Stratigraphy of India by Ravindra Kumar
  • General and Engineering geology by Parbin Singh
  • Generalized Linear Models by McCullagh and Nelder
  • Geological Maps their solution and interpretation by Bolton T
  • Groundwater and Tube Wells by Garg S. P
  • Groundwater Hydrology by Todd D. K
  • High School Mathematics Contests by R. Todev
  • India’s Mineral Resources by Krishnaswamy S
  • Industrial Minerals and Rocks of India by Deb
  • Information Retrieval by C. J. van Rijsbergen
  • Introduction to Physical Geology by Datta A. K
  • Introduction to Research Methods in Statistics by Ron Mc Queen
  • Introductory Statistics by David W. Stockburger
  • Mathematical Circles: Russian Experience by Fomin
  • Mathematical Excursion, Enhanced Edition by Richard N. Aufmann, J
  • Mathematics by Raintree Steck
  • Mathematics makes sense by William Dennis Lewis
  • Mathematics under the Microscope by Alexandre V. Borovik
  • Modern Algebra by B. L. Van Der Waerden
  • Modern Geometry by Durrel M.A
  • Nordic Mathematical Contest by R. Todev
  • Numerical Integration of Differential Equations by A G Shanker
  • Operator Algebras Generated by Commuting Projections: A Vector Measure Approach by Werner Ricker
  • Ore Deposits of India by Rao T. C. & Gokhle K. V
  • Paleontology Invertebrates by Woods & Henry
  • Petrology by Haung G. N
  • Physical geology by Mukharjee/Mahapatra
  • Playing with infinity by Rozsa Peter
  • Principles and Applications of Photogeology by Pandey S. N
  • Principles of Invertebrate Palaeontology by Shrock R. R. & Twenhofel W. H
  • Principles of Physical Geology by Thomas Nelson & Sons
  • Principles of Stratigraphy by Lemon R. R
  • Probability and Statistics for Science & Engineering by Shanker Rao
  • Problem and Solutions From Around the World by Andreescu T, Feng Z
  • Problem Solving Strategies by Arthur Engel
  • Problems of Number Theory in Mathematical Competition by Yu Hong-bing
  • Research Methodology and Statistical Analysis by SC Aggarwal and SK Khurana
  • Revolutions of Geometry by Michael O’Leary
  • Rutley’s Elements of Mineralogy by Read H. H
  • Schaum’s Easy Outline of Discrete Mathematics by Seymour Lipschutz
  • Sedimentary Rocks by Pettijohn F. J
  • Statistical Design and Analysis of Experiments by Peter W. M. John
  • Statistical Methods: The Geometric Approach by Saville and Wood
  • Statistics and Scientific Method: An Introduction for Students and Researchers by Peter J
  • Statistics for Experimenters by Box, Hunter, and Hunter
  • Statistics for Management by Richard Levin
  • Stratigraphic Principles and Practice by Weller J. M
  • Structural Geology by Billings M. P
  • Textbook of Surveying by Venkatramaiah C
  • The Earth - An Introduction to Physical Geology by Tarbuck E. J. & Lutgens F. K
  • The Principles of mathematics by Bertrand Russell
  • The Principles of the Differential and Integral Calculus by Washington M Cartney
  • Vector Analysis by Edwin Bidwell Wilson
  • Vector Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Differential Forms: a Unified Approach by John H Hubbard

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Study Plan

The candidates have to be well prepared for clearing the Andhra University M.Sc. Geoinformatics Entrance Test. One should have a good knowledge on every topic in the syllabus of the entrance test. Various reference books are available in the market with the help of which the candidates can prepare.

How and Where To Get the Results?

The result of Andhra University M.Sc. Geoinformatics Entrance Test can be obtained from the official site of the University.

Score Validity

The score validity of Andhra University M.Sc. Geoinformatics Entrance Test will be for 1 year.



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